Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 11 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 29 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 20.71% 10.42% 2.44%
As % of the Vendors category 42.03% 20.83% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Aberdeen median daily rate £363 £266 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.15% -24.47% -15.57%
10th Percentile £325 £170 £346
90th Percentile £400 £365 £359
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £345
% change year-on-year - -5.80% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.81% +230.77%
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +104.65% +16.22% -32.73%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Aberdeen.

All Vendors
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 69 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 49.29% 50.00% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 16
Aberdeen median daily rate £363 £318 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.17% +38.04% -33.09%
10th Percentile £150 £260 £135
90th Percentile £449 £356 £506
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +10.71% -0.71% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 4
Aberdeen median hourly rate £39.50 £26.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.06% -32.91% +203.85%
10th Percentile £11.76 £14.25 £29.87
90th Percentile £49.88 £41.38 £112.65
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Aberdeen

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Aberdeen

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Aberdeen

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Aberdeen

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 24 (82.76%) LAN
1 24 (82.76%) WAN
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (58.62%) Juniper
2 17 (58.62%) CCNP
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 14 (48.28%) Wireless
4 11 (37.93%) VPN
5 10 (34.48%) ITIL
6 9 (31.03%) CCNA
6 9 (31.03%) Fault Management
7 8 (27.59%) F5
7 8 (27.59%) CCIE
7 8 (27.59%) CISSP
8 7 (24.14%) BIG-IP
8 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
8 7 (24.14%) CCSP
8 7 (24.14%) VoIP
8 7 (24.14%) HP
8 7 (24.14%) Riverbed
8 7 (24.14%) Aruba
9 6 (20.69%) HP ASE
9 6 (20.69%) HP MASE
9 6 (20.69%) FortiGate
9 6 (20.69%) CCDP
9 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
9 6 (20.69%) CCIP
9 6 (20.69%) CCSA
9 6 (20.69%) ITSM
9 6 (20.69%) Service Management

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) IaaS
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) LAN
1 24 (82.76%) WAN
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 14 (48.28%) Wireless
4 11 (37.93%) VPN
5 7 (24.14%) BIG-IP
5 7 (24.14%) VoIP
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security
7 1 (3.45%) 802.11
7 1 (3.45%) BGP
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (3.45%) HSRP
7 1 (3.45%) Internet
7 1 (3.45%) IPsec
7 1 (3.45%) OSPF
7 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Security Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Network Specialist
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) TOGAF Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco IPT Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) CMDB
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Fault Management
3 6 (20.69%) ITSM
3 6 (20.69%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (13.79%) Network Design
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.34%) QMS
5 3 (10.34%) Release Management
5 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (58.62%) CCNP
3 9 (31.03%) CCNA
4 8 (27.59%) CCIE
4 8 (27.59%) CISSP
5 7 (24.14%) CCSP
6 6 (20.69%) CCDP
6 6 (20.69%) CCIP
6 6 (20.69%) CCSA
6 6 (20.69%) CCSE
6 6 (20.69%) HP ASE
6 6 (20.69%) HP MASE
6 6 (20.69%) JNCIA
6 6 (20.69%) JNCIE
7 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 2 (6.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Juniper
2 8 (27.59%) F5
3 7 (24.14%) Aruba
3 7 (24.14%) HP
3 7 (24.14%) Riverbed
4 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.69%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.90%) Informatica
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Teradata
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft